"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.